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Origin and Meaning of Elaya

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Native American
Indian (Sanskrit)

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  • A submission from India says the name Elaya means "God gifted" and is of Unknown origin.

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Fun Facts about the name Elaya

  • How Popular is the name Elaya? Elaya is the 31,551st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Elaya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 142 babies born with the first name Elaya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Elaya to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Elaya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2004 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Elaya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elaya was in 2017 with a total of 32 babies.
  • Random Elaya Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Elaya is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Elaya: Your name in reverse order is Ayale. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aaeyl. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Elaya born Mar 18, 1955

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Philippines approximately on 1425. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).